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Founding & Mission

  • Stevens Institute of Technology was founded in 1870 as a legacy of America’s first family of inventors.

Founding & Mission

  • Stevens Institute of Technology creates new knowledge and educates and inspires students to acquire the competencies needed to lead in scientific discovery and in the creation, application and management of technology to solve complex problems and to build new enterprises.

Notable Alumni

For 140 years, Stevens has been educating future innovators, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders. Our alumni range from inventors of modern-day products to Nobel prize winners.



Quick Facts

  • Average GPA (undergraduate): 3.8
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 7:1
    • More than 30 undergraduate majors (list), 40 Master’s degree programs, 17 PhD programs, 100+ graduate certificates

Charles V. Schaefer, Jr.

School of Engineering & Science

This school is dedicated to educating students to have the breadth and depth required to lead in their chosen profession, rounded out with unparalleled access to practical research, renowned faculty and experiential learning opportunities.


School of Systems

& Enterprises

SSE emphasizes global partnerships in systems- and enterprises-related research and education with industry and government.


Howe School of Technology Management

The Howe School vision is to be a leader in the creation and dissemination of knowledge that drives successful innovation in products, processes and businesses, and then bring that innovation to market.


The College of Arts & Letters

The mission of the College of Arts & Letters (CAL) is to study and teach the humanities, social sciences, and the arts uniquely by taking science and technology studies as points of departure. CAL is built on the belief that considerations of science and technology can and ought to be infused into the traditional disciplines of the humanities.


Washington, D.C.

Stevens is committed to developing programs tailored to meet the complex educational needs and demands of the U.S. government sector and private industry in the area.



Our award-winning WebCampus brings graduate programs to students worldwide in a convenient and flexible environment.



Acceptance Rate: 45%

Avg. SATs: 1180-1350 (w/o essay)

Avg. Salary upon Graduation: $61,050- Class of 2010

Summer programs: (pre-college) ECOES, The Euclid Program; (undergraduate) Scholars Program, Technogenesis Summer Scholars, summer sessions

Student Body: 2,234 undergraduates; 3,700 graduates


Research & Entrepreneurship

Senior Design

The premise of the capstone senior design project: the nexus of invention, creativity, and entrepreneurship. Students use this unique opportunity to gain professional mentorship and apply their hard work and research to a real-world need.


Research & Entrepreneurship

Stevens has been named a

National Center of Excellence in

Systems Engineering Research

by the U.S. Department of Defense.


Research & Entrepreneurship

Stevens has been chosen by the

U.S. Department of Homeland Security as a

National Center of Excellence in Port Security Research.


Research & Entrepreneurship

The Office of Naval Research has invested

significant funding for the

Atlantic Center for the Innovative Design and Control of Small Ships (ACCeSS)

at Stevens.


Research & Entrepreneurship

Stevens is ranked #3 by among U.S. Research universities for the high percentage on its research investment.



Division III Athletics

  • Baseball (Men)
  • Basketball (Men & Women)
  • Cross Country (Men & Women)
  • Equestrian (Women)
  • Fencing (Men & Women)
  • Field Hockey (Women)
  • Golf (Men)
  • Indoor Track & Field
  • (Men & Women)
  • Lacrosse (Men & Women)
  • Soccer (Men & Women)
  • Softball (Women)
  • Swimming (Men & Women )
  • Tennis (Men & Women)
  • Track and Field (Men & Women)
  • Volleyball (Men & Women)
  • Wrestling (Men)


2008 Jostens Institution of the Year

for academic & athletic excellence

Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC)

Rank 38th in NACDA Director’s Cup standing for 2008-09 and 2009-10

25 teams with a GPA of 3.0 or better


Student Life

Student Organizations